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Ventnor Couple Victims of Surfside Condo Collapse

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Bonnie and David Epstein were supposed to head to Brooklyn to visit their son in late June. David Epstein was recovering from a shoulder injury...

Jewish Summer Camps Try To Beat the Heat

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When Julian Gersh was a camper at the JCC Camps at Medford in New Jersey, there were days when he just didn’t feel like swimming.

Jewish Federation Announces $15 Million in Community Investment

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The leadership of Latet - Israeli Humanitarian Aid, said they are grateful that they will be able to continue to fund the redistribution of...

At Least in Philly, Jews Eager to Get Vaccinated

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As of June 28, 46.3% of the United States population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But...

Longtime JWV Leader Louis Abramson Dies at 90

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  Louis Abramson, who served as national commander of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America and was active in the organization...

Community Briefs: Exponent Reporter Honored, JEVS Shooting, More

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Jewish Exponent reporter Sophie Panzer won a first place award in the 2020-21 SPJ Keystone Pro Chapter Spotlight Contest.
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Terrorism Prevention Program Launched

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One of the first projects for Jennifer Arbittier Williams in her new role as acting United States attorney for Philadelphia and surrounding counties is...
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Nu? Want to Learn Yiddish? There’s an App

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Justin Vellucci | Contributing Writer Kvetch. Mensch. Mazel tov. Schmooze. Colorful Yiddish words and phrases have been in America’s collective cultural bloodstream throughout generations — and...

Federal Court Strikes Down NY’s Capacity Limits on Houses of Worship in Areas With...

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By Shira Hanau A federal court of appeals ruled that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s capacity limits on houses of worship in areas with rising...

Scarlett Johansson Criticized for Being a Zionist After Supporting Jailed Human Rights Workers in...

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By Cnaan Liphshiz Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson’s recent intervention on behalf of civil rights in Egypt is prompting a mixed response there, ranging from gratitude...